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controlled senate. he was controversial because of his involvement in the defense of a convicted cop killer, everyone voting against the nomination. here is the clempbler. they voted along with these seven democrats. either the first time it's gone down since they changed filibuster rule. anchor of special report. this is a stinking rebuke of the obama administration. >> the fact that senator harry reid, senate majority leader would put up this vote, and they had vice president joe biden up there ready to cast the tie vote for democrats to get him through if it was a a tie. remember, this vote goes down even after democrats changed the rules in the senate. remember the nuclear option. it was changed from 60 votes to get cloche you're to a simple majority, 50 plus one, 51. after vote know, senator reid added his vote to bring it back up. eight democrats voted no. the nomination went down. century you have democrats who voted know, republicans pointing to another eight who voted yes for this nomination they are probably going to take it in the midterms as an issue, a political issue, especial
playing defense, doing it at an event in d.c. at an elementary school. trying to talk about education and domestic priorities. he took a question on ukraine. he wanted to weigh in on this. he heard this criticism he's been weak on the world stage. the president in conjunction with secretary of state john kerry who at the moment was in kiev pushing back hard against russian president vladimir putin. trying to send a unified message that it's not the administration that looks bad, it's putin that looks bad. kerry saying at one point putin vaded another country. the president also trying to put pressure. listen. >> strong belief russia's action is violating international law. president putin seems to have a different set of lawyers making a different set of interceptions but i don't think that's fooling anybody. >> the president and secretary of state talking about an aid package of a billion dollars to help out ukraine and deal with it from an economic standpoint. heavy pressure under secretary of state for russia to pushing back further than we've seen so far. >> the president's critic
. that's really important. >> the thing thing is, it's just coming out the defense is apparently saying that pistorius, quote, sounds like a woman when he is screaming and that perhaps that is who this witness heard, that it was actually oscar pistorius screaming and not riva. >> got love a defense lawyer. i and they'll probably bring in experts, and the prosecution will say that's not what he sounds like. this is tried and front of a judge, not a jury. so they have to be careful of trying to say something that is really going to say to the judge, you're not being fair. i understand what you're doing for your client but you're not being fair. >> look for the judge to look at facts and law. >> that's different. because in america we do things in front of a jury, more emotional, flamboyant. >> not so much the prosecution. here they have to be wary of doing that in front of one judge, who does have two assessors who will help in the decision, but comes down to one judge to decide if it's a conviction, what the penalty would be, 25 mandatory minimum if it's murder. there's no death penalty
have to be shared from defense attorneys. as you know time is running out. this 11 hour venture by prosecutors is leading to evidence without the phone information, the case against pistorius may not be all that strong but prosecutors reject that saying they have more than enough evidence to convict him. the trial starts monday as i said. cameras will be allowed inside the courtroom as well as audio but not on pistorius when he gives his testimony. also none of his private conversations with his lawyer. this is a long awaited trial finally getting under way in south africa on monday. p. >>> a unique lifestyle for olympic athlete. at 23, a husband and father. he's here with "the real story." olympic gold medalist david wise, his wise and 2-year-old daughter who at the mom is acting like a 2-year-old and that's fine. >> a little squirmy. >> david, i introduced you as olympic champion, congratulations. also, husband and father. so you're used to a 2-year-old sort of acting up, right? >> oh, yeah. we've had her on the grind, on the road with us since the time she was three months ol
these are their troops, these are people, defense militia merely protecting their interest in the ukraine. real concerns, real tensions, rhetoric rising, military assets appear to be moving in the crimea region. >> katie reporting live from kiev, ukraine. >>> a series of explosions rocking the streets of a big city. what police say happened here to cause this. >>> president obama having a cold one back on the campaign trail. this is 2012, folks. why this very same restaurant chain is making its customers help cover the cost of obamacare now. >>> plus another day at the office. how the president and vp are promoting physical fitness. does it make you want to get in a workout? our political plan will flex their muscles starting with glutes. glutes, gentlemen, glutes. okay, listen up! i'm re-workin' the menu. mayo? corn dogs? you are so outta here! aah! [ female announcer ] the complete balanced nutrition of great-tasting ensure. 24 vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and 9 grams of protein. [ bottle ] ensure®. nutrition inharge™. crestor got more high-risk patient bad cholesterol to a goal of under 10
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